Leawood Ranked #1 Best Place to Live in Kansas

by | Jan 10, 2019 | Chamber Blog

Home Snacks, an infotainment website about the nation’s best places to live, has named Leawood as the best place to live in Kansas.

Leawood tops the 2019 list of “Best Places to Live in Kansas” which compared 53 cities in Kansas with populations over 5,000.

Each city was ranked across a number of criteria from one to 53 (the number of cities), with one being the best.

The criteria looked at were:

  • Median Home Values
  • Median Income
  • Population Density (Higher better)
  • Unemployment Rate
  • Commute Time
  • Crime
  • Education Levels
  • Health Insurance Coverage
  • Poverty rates

The city with the lowest overall score (lowest average ranking) was crowned the winner of the title “Best Place To Live In Kansas”.  For a complete list of all the cities and rankings, visit the article on Home Snacks.